Kept within due bounds; observing reasonable limits; not excessive, extreme, violent, or rigorous; limited; restrained
Limited in quantity; sparing; temperate; frugal; as, moderate in eating or drinking; a moderate table.
Limited in degree of activity, energy, or excitement; reasonable; calm; slow; as, moderate language; moderate endeavors.
Not extreme in opinion, in partisanship, and the like; as, a moderate Calvinist.
Not violent or rigorous; temperate; mild; gentle; as, a moderate winter.
Limited as to degree of progress; as, to travel at moderate speed.
Limited as to the degree in which a quality, principle, or faculty appears; as, an infusion of moderate strength; a man of moderate abilities.
Limited in scope or effects; as, a reformation of a moderate kind.
One of a party in the Church of Scotland in the 18th century, and part of the 19th, professing moderation in matters of church government, in discipline, and in doctrine.
To restrain from excess of any kind; to reduce from a state of violence, intensity, or excess; to keep within bounds; to make temperate; to lessen; to allay; to repress; to temper; to qualify; as, to moderate rage, action, desires, etc.; to moderate heat or wind.
To preside over, direct, or regulate, as a public meeting; as, to moderate a synod.
To become less violent, severe, rigorous, or intense; as, the wind has moderated.
A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball, and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be your constant companion of your walks. Thomas Jefferson
Extreme positions are not succeeded by moderate ones, but by contrary extreme positions. Friedrich Nietzsche
Probably the greatest harm done by vast wealth is the harm that we of moderate means do ourselves when we let the vices of envy and hatred enter deep into our own natures. Theodore Roosevelt
There are a lot of conservative people, a lot of moderate people, Republicans, Democrats, in Hollywood. It is just that the conservative people by the nature of the word itself play closer to the vest. They do not go around hot dogging it. Clint Eastwood
I consider myself a moderate Republican. I have very, very moderate social views, and I'm pretty strong on, on defense matters. Colin Powell
moderate in Afrikaans is matig
moderate in Dutch is gematigd, bescheiden, matig
moderate in Latin is modica, aliquanta, modestus, parcus, mediocris
moderate in Portuguese is moderado
moderate in Spanish is modico
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